Refinery29 - 43 min 35 sec ago
Almost three years ago to the day in July 2017, President Donald Trump tweeted that "the United States Government will not accept or allow transgender individuals to serve in any capacity in the U.S. Military," striking panic for advocates of trans rights across the country. But President Trump made good on this threat, and worked to make the trans military ban a reality. Now, however, 116 House Democrats are calling for the Trump Administration to end the ban in light of new Supreme Court...
UPI - 1 hour 35 min ago
The Trump administration is planning a new rule that cites danger from the COVID-19 pandemic as justification for denying immigrants asylum in the United States.
New York Times - 1 hour 45 min ago
Columbia University in Manhattan. A Trump administration directive would force many international students to leave the United States.
New York Magazine - 1 hour 50 min ago
Meanwhile, the Trump administration has announced plans to withdraw the country from the WHO.
The Independent - 1 hour 55 min ago
Environmentalists warned that while grizzlies had made a comeback, their recovery could be jeopardised...
Fox News - 2 hours 47 min ago
Following a Wednesday Supreme Court ruling in favor of the Trump administration and Catholic Charity Little Sisters of the Poor, Little Sisters of the Poor Director of Communications Sister Constance Veit said Thursday that her organization always knew they were protected by God.
The Raw Story - 3 hours 15 min ago
Democrats are growing increasingly worried the Trump administration will politicize the rollout of a possible coronavirus vaccine ahead of November’s election. Sen. Tina Smith (D-MN) pointedly asked Food and Drug Administration chief Dr. Stephen Hahn last week whether he could promise the administration would not rush out a vaccine to boost the president’s re-election chances […]...
The Independent - 3 hours 30 min ago
'Unintended pregnancy can be deadly it's closely correlated with infant mortality, maternal mortality and increased risk of domestic violence homicide,' says campaigner...
The Daily Beast - 7 hours 19 min ago
Illustration by Elizabeth Brockway/The Daily Beast When Trump administration officials leading the response to the coronavirus pandemic came to Capitol Hill last week, they were grilled for hours on everything from the reopening of schools to the efficacy of wearing masks. But as the hearing wound down, Sen. Tina Smith (D-MN) posed an altogether different type of question to Dr. Stephen Hahn, the head of the Food and Drug Administration. Could he, Smith asked, promise that the administration wouldn't...
The Verge - 9 hours 27 min ago
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge The Trump administration is apparently considering a ban on Chinese social media apps, including the popular video app TikTok. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo mentioned the possibility on Tuesday , saying it was "something we're looking at" in a Fox News interview with Laura Ingraham. Pompeo offered few specifics, and the comment could easily have been bluster. But he also compared TikTok to Huawei and ZTE, two companies that have suffered very...
ABC News - 12 hours 10 min ago
China says it will impose visa restrictions on U.S. individuals following the Trump administration's imposition of travel bans on Chinese officials it accuses of restricting foreigners' access to Tibet...
UPI - 12 hours 33 min ago
The Trump administration is working to prevent China from using telecommunications networks to access the private data of American citizens, U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Wednesday.
Time - 13 hours 13 min ago
The Homeland Security and Justice departments said denying asylum to people from high-risk countries would combat disease in the U.S.
The Guardian - 13 hours 33 min ago
Coronavirus: world map of deaths and cases Coronavirus: latest global updates With countries all over the world affected by the coronavirus pandemic, the US has emerged as a global hotspot. The Trump administration has been criticized for being slower to act than other countries. The US currently leads the world in both confirmed coronavirus cases and deaths according to Johns Hopkins University. It's important to point out that the actual death toll is believed to be far higher than the tally...
CBS News - 15 hours 16 min ago
President Trump is pushing to reopen schools in the fall despite surging coronavirus cases across the U.S. Several universities are suing the Trump administration over a rule that would force international students to leave the country if in-person classes aren't held. Natalie Brand joined CBSN with the latest from the White House.
New York Times - 16 hours 51 min ago
The Trump administration is putting pressure on school districts to resume in-person learning by the fall.
Boston Herald - 16 hours 56 min ago
Harvard and MIT filed suit against the Trump administration Wednesday over a policy shift that forbids international students from studying at colleges and universities that shift to remote learning amid the coronavirus pandemic.
Daily Signal - 17 hours 8 min ago
Some school districts were successful in distance learning during the spring COVID-19 outbreak, Education Secretary Betsy DeVos said Wednesday, but far too many were disappointments... Read More The post Trump Administration Pushes for Schools to Reopen in Fall appeared first on The Daily Signal .
Mother Jones - 17 hours 16 min ago
The Trump administration spent its Wednesday not so much using the bully pulpit as throwing it at the heads of America’s school officials, threatening to withhold federal funds from school districts if they refuse to reopen. An education law professor tells Mother Jones that it’s a hollow threat without any legal basis, but that there […]...
Slate - 17 hours 22 min ago
One week, three pipelines paused.
UPI - 17 hours 32 min ago
Harvard and MIT on Wednesday filed a lawsuit seeking to block a Trump administration policy that would strip international students of visas if the university they attend moves to online-only instruction.
Fox News - 17 hours 39 min ago
Europe is lamenting the formal Trump administration notification of its withdrawal from the World Health Organization (WHO) while pledging to work to reform the United Nations health agency.
The Raw Story - 17 hours 55 min ago
Harvard University and Massachusetts Institute of Technology sued the Trump administration on Wednesday, seeking to block a new rule that would bar foreign students from remaining in the United States if their universities move all courses online due to the coronavirus pandemic. The two universities filed a lawsuit in federal court in Boston asking for […]...
Fox News - 18 hours 1 min ago
The Supreme Court on Wednesday upheld the Trump administration's exemptions to mandatory contraception coverage under ObamaCare for employers with sincerely held objections. The ruling is welcome, particularly in its recognition that First Amendment religious liberty is not confined to identifiably religious organizations, such as churches, but to all Americans.